Depression Is Not a Choice

Recognizing and understanding depression.

Prom and the Afterparty

Beyond the hype of prom, there are dangers that can turn one of the happiest nights into one of the scariest.

Spring Break and Alcohol

It’s that time that hundreds of thousands of college students across the nation look forward to.

Back to Basics

How do we help stressed out teens? The answer doesn’t come from any academician, nor scholarly source. The answer is as simple as going back to the basics.

How to Eat Your Words With Grace

We’ve all done it – opened our mouth and blurted out something so incredibly insensitive and hurtful. Fortunately, because we all have suffered this debilitating condition, we know

Achieving Happiness by Helping Others

When we help others we feel happy. There is a relationship between our well-being and giving our time, money or other resources to a cause that we are passionate about.

2017 Awareness Calendar

It only takes one person to make a difference - just think of what thousands can do.

Promoting Childhood Emotional Health

These five principles can boost resilience.

Alcohol and Adolescence: A Cocktail for Disaster

Teach your teens that you don’t have to drink to have a good time because one thing is certain, alcoholic consumption and adolescence is a cocktail for disaster.

Circle of Support: A Message for Teens About Friendship

We all need friends to help us get through life’s good and bad times.

10 Ways to Meet New People – A Message for Teens

When it comes to communication, few of us have a natural knack, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn to be effective in expressing ourselves with others.

I Love You to Death

Parents will often do anything to help their teen, even if it means unintentionally enabling a drug problem.

Six Reasons Teens Turn to Drugs

There comes a time in a teen’s life where he or she is faced with the decision to take a drug. The power of that one decision is oftentimes underestimated.

Fear of Speaking in Public: A Lesson for Teens

Have you ever wanted to ask a question or speak in front of a group of people, but couldn't get the words out? If so, then you are 100 percent completely normal.

The Value of Homework

Sleepless nights, not participating in extracurricular events, and high levels of stress - all of which are attributed to large and daunting amounts of homework.

Dealing With Difficult Teachers

Strategies to put in place before requesting a teacher change.

Understanding Student Needs

Understanding and creating innovative ways to connect with students.

Car Talk: Innovative Ways to Connect With Teens

Sometimes a car ride is the best way to connect with a teen.

Secret Stash: Ten Most Common Places Teens Hide Drugs

Teens are notorious for being innovative, and hiding their drugs is no exception.

Independence Day

America truly is the land of the free and the home of the brave. This year as the fireworks light up the sky, remember the reason we celebrate this special day in our history.

Evaluating What Matters Most During Dark Moments

Tragic times can lead us to see things in a new light and explore what matters most in life.

Incorporating Technology into Family Time

Ways technology can help your relationship with your child.

Test Anxiety

While it is normal to feel some dreaded apprehension about taking an exam, test anxiety takes emotions to a whole new extreme.

Prom Memories

Whether teens are searching for the perfect dress, or the best ride, prom season can be met with stress, tears, laughs, and most importantly, memories that can last a life time.

Technology Rules for Both Parents and Kids

Many would agree kids need technology rules, but what about their parents? Do they need these rules too? If so, what rules would kids make for their parents and vice versa?

Teens and Porn

The internet has definitely made sexually explicit pictures and videos easily and widely accessible to anyone wanting to partake in a peep show and that includes your teen.

Making a Difference

Troubled youth may fight you when you try to help. They may run when you get too close, but don’t give up on them.

Two Words You May Regret: “Get Out”

Kicking your teen out of the house can have long term irreversible consequences. Is that a risk worth taking? Because once you close that door the damage is done.

Top Five Social Networking Sites Used by Teens

Teens are constantly using the virtual world to communicate with one another. Do you know the social networking sites they use most often?

2016 Awareness Calendar

The year 2016 is marked with many special dates dedicated and devoted to raising awareness about important emotional, physical and psychological health issues.